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Beginner's Guide to Map Reading and Grid References
Beginner's Guide to Map Reading and Grid References
It's not too difficult to use a compass and map to find your position and your route when out hiking....
Hiking in Winter
Hiking in Winter
Winter hiking can be exhilarating, but it also needs plenty of preparation and care, or it can become dangerous very quickly....
Navigation Technology for Walkers
Navigation Technology for Walkers
How GPS has made a huge impact into the outdoor adventure market and how many walkers and hikers now choose these over the traditional compass. How it’s also useful to…...
Orienteering and Hiking
Orienteering and Hiking
Even if you never participate in the sport, knowing the basics of orienteering - navigating by map and compass - is a great skill for any hiker....
The Value of OS Maps When Hiking
The Value of OS Maps When Hiking
Whenever you go hiking, you'll see people carrying Ordnance Survey maps, which are still the gold standard for hikers, even in these days of GPS....
Walkers' Navigation Tools: Maps, Compass, GPS...
Walkers' Navigation Tools: Maps, Compass, GPS...
Some of the different ways of navigating when out walking and hiking and why it’s useful to learn some of the traditional ways as well as relying on maps, compasses…...
What to do if You Become Lost
What to do if You Become Lost
What to do if you become lost when out hiking and how you should stop and assess the situation as opposed to walking on aimlessly ensuring that your basic survival…...
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